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Harris Tweed: a glocal case study. (2021)
Journal Article
CROSS, K., STEED, J. and JIANG, Y. 2021. Harris Tweed: a global case study. Fashion, style and popular culture [online], 8(4), pages 475-494. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1386/fspc_00102_1

Fast and effectively disposable fashion has seen clothing reduced to transient items, worn for a short period of time then discarded. This has pushed down prices, moving textile and clothing production to low-cost labour countries and decimating the... Read More about Harris Tweed: a glocal case study..

Review of existing energy retrofit decision tools for homeowners. (2021)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A., LAING, R., GRAY, D. and ALABID, J.M. 2021. Review of existing energy retrofit decision for homeowners. Sustainability [online], 13(18), article 10189. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su131810189

Energy retrofit tools are considered by many countries as one of the strongest incentives to encourage homeowners to invest in energy renovation. These tools help homeowners to get an initial overview of suitable retrofit measures. Although a large n... Read More about Review of existing energy retrofit decision tools for homeowners..

Recurrent neural network and reinforcement learning model for COVID-19 prediction. (2021)
Journal Article
RAMASAMY, L.K., KHAN, F., DIN, S., BAND, S.S., MOSAVI, A. and IBEKE, E. [2021]. Recurrent neural network and reinforcement learning model for COVID-19 prediction. Frontiers in public health [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.744100

Detection and prediction of the novel Coronavirus present new challenges for the medical research community due to its widespread across the globe. Methods driven by Artificial Intelligence can help predict specific parameters, hazards, and outcomes... Read More about Recurrent neural network and reinforcement learning model for COVID-19 prediction..

Women's use and abuse of the news media during the COVID-19 pandemic on Mumsnet. (2021)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. 2021. Women's use and abuse of the news media during the COVID-19 pandemic on Mumsnet. Digital journalism [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2021.1967768

This article analyses news sources used by women to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic on the UK parenting website Mumsnet. By using a non-political online ‘third space’ aimed at women, Mumsnetters are able to avoid the aggression women face when they att... Read More about Women's use and abuse of the news media during the COVID-19 pandemic on Mumsnet..

Optimal coordination of PSS and SSSC controllers in power system using ant colony optimization algorithm. (2021)
Journal Article
KAMARPOSHTI, M.A., COLAK, I., IWENDI, C., BAND, S.S. and IBEKE, E. [2021]. Optimal coordination of PSS and SSSC controllers in power system using ant colony optimization algorithm. Journal of circuits, systems and computers [online], (accepted).

Volatility leads to disruption in synchronism between generators of a continuous system. The frequency of the volatility is usually between a few tenths of Hz to several Hz. This volatility is sometimes divided into two types, local and interregional... Read More about Optimal coordination of PSS and SSSC controllers in power system using ant colony optimization algorithm..

Tackling pandemics in smart cities using machine learning architecture. (2021)
Journal Article
NGABO, D., DONG, W., IBEKE, E., IWENDI, C. and MASABO, E. [2021]. Tackling pandemics in smart cities using machine learning architecture. Mathematical biosciences and engineering [online], (accepted).

With the recent advancement in analytic techniques and the increasing generation of healthcare data, artificial intelligence (AI) is reinventing the healthcare system for tackling pandemics securely in smart cities. AI tools continue register numerou... Read More about Tackling pandemics in smart cities using machine learning architecture..

Pointer-based item-to-item collaborative filtering recommendation system using a machine learning model. (2021)
Journal Article
IWENDI, C., IBEKE, E., EGGONI, H., VELAGALA, S. and SRIVASTAVA, G. [2021]. Pointer-based item-to-item collaborative filtering recommendation system using a machine learning model. International journal of information technology and decision making [online], (accepted).

The advent of digital marketing has enabled companies to adopt personalized item recommendations for their customers. This process keeps them ahead of the competition. One of the techniques used in item recommendation is known as an item-based recomm... Read More about Pointer-based item-to-item collaborative filtering recommendation system using a machine learning model..

Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. (2021)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., BLOICE, L. and GRAY, D. 2021. Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. Scottish affairs [online], 30(3), pages 311-336. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/scot.2021.0372

This paper explores the social importance of small, local airports to Scottish island communities, and the roles that they might play in maintaining cultural identity and a sense of place. It draws upon studies conducted in three communities: Benbecu... Read More about Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports..

Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. (2021)
Journal Article
DAVIDSON, A. and REID, P.H. [2021]. Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. Journal of documentation [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2020-0157

Purpose: The aim of the research was to create a site which could host an archive of moving image associated with the town of Fraserburgh in Scotland, but could also include other digital artefacts to support and enhance the narratives contained with... Read More about Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film..

Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
CRAWFORD, I. 2021. Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace. Presented at the 13th international conference on Education and new learning technologies 2021 (EDULEARN 2021), 5-6 July 2021, [virtual conference].

As a result of the revolutionary change in remote and online working practices triggered by the pandemic in 2020, the need for universities to prepare students for the international, virtual, workplace has never been greater. To remain competitive in... Read More about Re-thinking digital skill development post COVID 19: views from the workplace..

Well-being in liquid modernity: an annotated bibliography. (2021)
Journal Article
CROSS, K. 2021. Well-being in liquid modernity: an annotated bibliography. Fashion studies journal [online], Fashion and mental health. Available from: https://www.fashionstudiesjournal.org/fashion-mental-health-additional-resources/2021/7/1/well-being-in-liquid-modernity-an-annotated-bibliography

The studies for my PhD, titled "Comfort in Clothing: A Baumanian Critique of How Clothing Contributes to the Well-being of Women in the United Kingdom", utilized Zygmunt Bauman's concept of "liquid modernity" as a critical lens to explore the synergi... Read More about Well-being in liquid modernity: an annotated bibliography..

Comfort in clothing: a Baumanian critique of how clothing contributes to the well-being of women in the United Kingdom. (2021)
Thesis
CROSS, K.A. 2021. Comfort in clothing: a Baumanian critique of how clothing contributes to the well-being of women in the United Kingdom. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1446979

This Comfort in Clothing study explores how fashion, clothing and dress practices contribute to the psychosocial well-being of women in the UK. Fashion is a global industry, fuelled in recent times by the growth of the athleisurewear sector, reflecti... Read More about Comfort in clothing: a Baumanian critique of how clothing contributes to the well-being of women in the United Kingdom..

They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. (2021)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. [2021]. They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. Scottish affairs [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://www.euppublishing.com/loi/scot

This study argues that a new women's cooperative constellation has been established in Scotland around the issue of the Scottish Government's proposed reforms of the Gender Recognition Act. This constellation includes women politicians, researchers,... Read More about They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland..

'Scrounger-bashing' as national pastime: the prevalence and ferocity of anti-welfare ideology on niche-interest online forums. (2021)
Journal Article
MORRISON, J. 2021. 'Scrounger-bashing' as national pastime: the prevalence and ferocity of anti-welfare ideology on niche-interest online forums. Social semiotics [online], 31(3): political ideology in everyday social media use, pages 383-401. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10350330.2021.1930859

Recent research has noted the persistence of a long continuum of “anti-welfare” discourses that are increasingly embedded in the UK news media, political communication, and popular culture (e.g. Golding and Middleton 1982. Images of Welfare: Press an... Read More about 'Scrounger-bashing' as national pastime: the prevalence and ferocity of anti-welfare ideology on niche-interest online forums..

Talk to them like they’re people: a cross-cultural comparison of teen-centred approaches in public library services. (2021)
Journal Article
ORNSTEIN, E. and REID, P.H. [2021]. Talk to them like they’re people: a cross-cultural comparison of teen-centred approaches in public library services. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09610006211020090

The aim of this research is to observe and analyse cross-cultural examples of public libraries with strong teen services, to identify key elements of practice and approach that enable these libraries’ successful and impactful interactions with teenag... Read More about Talk to them like they’re people: a cross-cultural comparison of teen-centred approaches in public library services..

Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar] (2021)
Presentation / Conference
PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar]. Presented at the Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19 webinar, 7 June 2021, [virtual event]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1357852

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar].

E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
UGOCHUKWU-IBE, I.M. and IBEKE, E. 2021. E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions. In Xhina, E. and Hoxha, K. (eds.) Recent trends and applications in computer science and information technology: proceedings of 4th Recent trends and applications in computer science and information technology international conference 2021 (RTA-CSIT 2021), 21-22 May 2021 [virtual conference]. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2872. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online], pages 46-51. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2872/paper07.pdf

This paper examines the challenges of teaching technical courses through e-learning in Nigerian tertiary institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The COVID-19 pandemic has widespread after-effect on education systems all over the world, wi... Read More about E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions..

An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots. (2021)
Journal Article
AGRAWAL, S., JAIN, S.K. and IBEKE, E. 2021. An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots. International journal of engineering systems modelling and simulation [online], 12(2/3): artificial intelligence-enabled computing system development, pages 103-110. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESMS.2021.115531

Networked Control System (NCS) consists of controlled distributed nodes while an Orchestrator functions as a central coordinator for controlling the distributed tasks. The NCSs have challenges of coordination and right execution sequencing of operati... Read More about An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots..

The self and the supernatural. (2021)
Book Chapter
IRONSIDE, R. 2021. The self and the supernatural. In vom Lehn, D., Ruiz-Junco, N. and Gibson, W. (eds.). The Routledge international handbook of interactionism. Abindon: Routledge [online], chapter 10. Available from: https://www.routledge.com/9780367227708

Supernatural experiences continue to be a feature in our everyday lives. Indeed, research suggests that over two fifths of the population in Britain have reported a supernatural experience and one-quarter of Americans claim to have felt or sensed a p... Read More about The self and the supernatural..

Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. (2021)
Report
PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1346357

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney..